Dallas County Jail, AL Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: January 16, 2023
Dallas County Jail


988 Sellfield Road, Selma, AL, 36703

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The Dallas County Jail is a medium-security county detention center located in Selma, Alabama. The Dallas County Jail is operated under the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office.

Most of the inmates who are in the Dallas County Jail are pre-trial detainees or inmates who are waiting to be sentenced.

All inmates in the Dallas County Jail are over the age of 18 years old.

There are a few inmates who have already received their sentences. For inmates to stay in the Dallas County Jail they will have had to have been sentenced to less than two years.

The Dallas County Jail will also take inmates from surrounding correctional facilities and even from the federal level. But most of the people will come from the Selma Police Department. The Selma Police Department does not have its own jail.

Inmates leave and come in daily. The Dallas County Jail will give all inmates a bed along with three meals a day.

Inmates who work their way through the programs at the Dallas County Jail will have the opportunity to have a work assignment inside the facility. This work assignment can be anything from working with the laundry to working in the kitchen.

Dallas County Jail — General Information

Facility Name Dallas County Jail
Facility Type County Jail
Address 988 Sellfield Road, Selma, AL, 36703
Phone 334-874-2585
City Selma
Postal Code 36703
State Alabama
County Dallas County

Dallas County Sheriffs Department

Address 102 Church Street, Selma, Alabama, 36701
Phone 334-874-2530

Inmate Search

If you need to find an inmate in the Dallas County Jail, you will need to contact the facility with your questions.

The Dallas County Jail does not a roster on the web for you to browse through.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

One of the most cost-effective ways to stay in touch with an inmate is to write to them. Granted writing to them may take a little bit longer to receive and send as it takes the Dallas County Jail a day or two to sort through all the mail.

But, feel free to send an inmate letters and pictures.

Sending Money

When you visit an inmate, you can bring down the money order to put money on the inmate’s books. If you do not plan on visiting the inmate any time soon, you are free to mail a money order to the mailing address at the Dallas County Jail.

Phone calls

Inmates can either make collect calls from the Dallas County Jail or they can get a plan with Securus Technologies.

If the inmate is a pre-trial detainee, most people stick with collect calls. If the inmate is serving out a full-blown sentence many people will go with the plans from Securus Technologies.

It will be completely up to you and the inmate to decide what to do and what will work for your situation.

Just remember that collect calls will make you in charge of paying those fees. Collect calls also cannot be picked up on a mobile phone either.

If you go with Securus Technologies, inmates will have no problem whatsoever being able to call a mobile phone number.


Before you visit an inmate, you will want to contact the Dallas County Jail to ensure that the inmate is in the facility and not appearing in court.

Inmates will be allowed to visit two visitors per day. Visitors are welcomed to visit an inmate in the Dallas County Jail daily from 9 am to 6 pm.

All visits in the Dallas County Jail will be behind a glass wall. You will not be permitted to have ANY contact with the inmate. Not even a quick handshake.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


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